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by | 27th, August 2004

‘GOODBYE, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. We shall miss your long hair, your loud shirts and your even louder velvet smoking jackets.

Farewell, Linda Barker. You remade many a bedroom in your favourite pastel shades.

And adios, Handy Andy. You can go back to being, well, plain Andy Kane. Again.

In news that will cause shares in MDF manufacturers to plummet, the Mirror announces that Changing Rooms the show that made over British TV in its flimsy image is to be axed.

After eight years, the BBC have now redecorated every home in the country at licence-fee payers’ expense and have decided to call it quits.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen explained: ‘I’ve been so enjoying it, but it does feel as if Changing Rooms has done the job it set out to do.

‘It’s a case of beam us up, our work on your planet is done.’

If that work was to prove to TV bosses that people will literally watch paint dry, then Changing Rooms has been a fantastic success.

It started off on BBC2

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